Definition of convertible adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kənˈvɜːtəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvɜːrtəbl//
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that can be changed to a different form or use a convertible sofa (= one that can be used as a bed) convertible currencies (= ones that can be exchanged for those of other countries) convertible bonds/debt/shares/stocks/securities convertible into/to something The bonds are convertible into ordinary shares. Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘interchangeable’): from Old French, from Latin convertibilis, from convertere ‘turn about’, from con- ‘altogether’ + vertere ‘turn’.
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